from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being an organism whose genome has been altered by the transfer of a gene or genes from another species or breed: transgenic mice; transgenic plants.
- adj. Of or relating to the study of transgenic organisms: transgenic research.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or pertaining to an organism whose genome has been changed by the addition of a gene from another species; genetically modified.
- n. An organism whose genome has been genetically modified.
Laboratory experiments have shown that CWD does not cause disease in transgenic mice expressing human PrP, suggesting that humans and other primates might be resistant to this infection.
The Media Lab neuroengineering group plans to start studying such devices in transgenic mice this year.
Tissue - and site-specific DNA recombination in transgenic mice.
Lee EJ, Manning RW, Yu SH, et al. Targeted oncogene activation by site-specific recombination in transgenic mice.
Expression of a truncated tomato polygalacturonase gene inhibits expression of the endogenous gene in transgenic plants.
The possibility to achieve RNAi-governed gene regulation in transgenic organisms has stimulated many explorations of whether this would be a useful option for medical therapy53,54.
Induction of a highly specific antiviral state in transgenic plants: Implications for regulation of gene expression and virus resistance.
Given the success of fluorescent proteins as reporters in transgenic systems, the use of far red fluorescent proteins in whole organisms will become increasingly important in the coming years.
Drugs currently made by or being developed in transgenic animals are listed in Table 1.
DeArmond to study the pathogenesis of prion disease in transgenic mice.
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